3D Printed Light Sabers?

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by FangArt3, Jun 9, 2016.

  1. FangArt3

    FangArt3 Member

    They sell the the blue print here for only $2.75

    Has anyone ever tried to make one on a 3D printer? I can't imagine it being any good to use but it does look cool just to have as a piece in your collection.

    Here is a different design that was made using a printer:

     
  2. DarkS1de

    DarkS1de Member

    These are interesting. I know someone who has a 3D printer but he doesn't use it often. The supplies needed to print things costs a lot of money. I would imagine printing bigger items like this takes more in cost.
     
  3. PaintItBlck

    PaintItBlck New Member

    When I first heard of 3 printers like 5 or so years ago, I was terrified lol I know that sounds random but knowing they can make weapons, real working weapons, it got me worried.
    I am glad to see things like this being mad more and more though. I see all kind of custom Star Wars stuff online done by 3D printers or blueprints for 3D printing.
     
  4. bK4n3

    bK4n3 Member

    3D printing isn't that big of a deal anymore as anyone can make anything and get good at it. I mean if you have the money to invest in it as a hobby, it can end up being profitable.
     
  5. DarkMinx34

    DarkMinx34 Member

    I am a bit late to this but I find this facinating. I would love to 3D print a saber as well as other items. I really thought 3D printing and TV would take over but it seems like only certain people enjoy those options.
    I guess I don't enjoy 3D films as much but 3D printing is still cool! I would love to own a 3D printer some day just to play around with as a hobby.
     
  6. CrimZENhalo

    CrimZENhalo New Member

    I never heard of 3D printing a lightsaber but it is a pretty cool concept. I mean you can't fight/duel with these, i'd imagine they would break but I am with Minx. I would love to make one!
     
  7. Dw3ller

    Dw3ller New Member

    The concept and whole thing is cool, like being able to print stuff but I would never personally invest in something like this. The material or "ink" 3D printers use is so expensive you are better off just buying an actual man made lightsaber. I can see why people get into this stuff, don't get me wrong, but I would much rather enjoy things crafted by hand. To me, it has more meaning and depth that way.
     
  8. Bane0fShards

    Bane0fShards New Member

    You can't use these for sparring can you? I mean if not, then what is the point?
     

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